House of Commons Journal Volume 9
6 April 1668

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 6 April 1668', Journal of the House of Commons: volume 9: 1667-1687 (1802), pp. 75-76. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=27098 Date accessed: 24 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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Die Lunæ, 6 Aprilis, 1668.

Prayers.

Taylor's Estate.

A PETITION being tendered on the Behalf of Sir Wm. Beecher Knight, Will. Boteler, and John Gardiner, Esquires, Executors of Richard Taylor Esquire, deceased;

Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill to enable the said Sir William Beecher, Wm. Boteler, and John Gardiner, Esquires, to hold certain Lands mentioned in an Indenture of the Twentieth of October 1654, for the Term of Thirty-one Years, subject to the Trusts of Mr. Taylor's last Will.

Stonehouses's Portions.

A Bill, brought in by Leave of the House, for raising Six thousand Pounds out of the Estate of John Lenthall Esquire, for the Portions of John, Mary, and Dorothy, Stonehouse, Children of Sir James Stonehouse, deceased, was read the First time.

Ordered, That this Bill be read a Second time Tomorrow Morning.

Preserving Timber in Deane Forest.

Sir Bainham Throckmorton reports from the Committee to which the Bill for Improvement of Timber in the Forest of Deane was committed, a Clause by them agreed, in pursuance of the Direction of the House, for disposing of Coppice Wood, in the said Forest: Which was twice read.

The Question being put, To agree to the said Clause;

It passed in the Negative.

The House then Proceeded to the Reading of the remaining Amendments brought in from the Committee to the Bill: Which were twice read; and, upon the Question, severally agreed to.

The Proviso, on the Behalf of Sir John Wintour, was twice read; and, upon the Question, agreed to.

The Proviso, on the Behalf of Mrs. Stanhope, was twice read; and, upon the Question, agreed to.

A Proviso, for excepting of Sir Edw. Villers Patent, was twice read; and, upon the Question, agreed to.

A Proviso, for excepting a Lease made to Thomas Elliott Esquire, was read twice;

The Question being put, To agree to that Proviso;

The House was divided.

The Yeas went out.

Tellers,

Sir Humfry Wynch, for the Yeas, 53.
Sir John Coventry,
Sir John Knight, for the Noes, 55.
Mr. Weld,

And so it passed in the Negative.

A Proviso, on the Behalf of Mr. Hall, was twice read; and, upon the Question, rejected.

A Proviso, on the Behalf of Mr. Bainstre Mainard, was twice read.

The Question being put, To agree to this Proviso;

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

A Proviso, for ascertaining the Bounds of the Forest, was twice read; and, upon the Question, agreed to.

A Proviso, touching the Mines of Coal, and Quarries of Grindstones, was read.

Resolved, That this Proviso be read the Second time.

Which was done; and the Proviso debated.

Ordered, That it be referred to Mr. Millward, Serj. Seis, Sir Robert Atkins, Mr. Vaughan, Sir Charles Harbord, Sir Bainham Throckmorton, or any Two of them, to consider of the Case of Mr. Terringham; and to bring in a Proviso ingrossed on his Behalf, touching Coal Mines, and Quarries of Grindstone, upon the Debates in the House.

A Petition of Sir John Wintour was read.

The Question being put, That Sir John Wintour be heard at the Bar of this House;

The House was divided.

The Yeas went out.

Tellers,

Col. Birch, for the Yeas, 78.
Sir Thom. Higgons,
Sir Bainh. Throgmorton, for the Noes, 125.
Sir Humfry Wynch,

And so it passed in the Negative.

Resolved, &c. That the said Bill, with the Amendments and Provisoes agreed to, be ingrossed.

Privilege - Petition from a Person in custody.

A Petition of James Ash Esquire was tendered; and being opened;

Resolved, That the said Mr. James Ash, now in the Custody of the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, be discharged of his Commitment, paying his Fees.

Privilege.

Upon Complaint of Peircy Goring Esquire, a Member of this House, that, whilst he is attending his Duty here, a Distress hath been made of one of his Horses, and the Horse thereupon sold, by Thomas Grevett, one of the Churchwardens of Maidstone in Kent, for a Tax to the Poor laid upon his Ability by the Corporation.

Resolved, &c. That it be referred to the Committee of Privileges and Elections, to summon the said Thomas Grevett to attend them on this Day Sevennight; and to examine the Matter of Fact; and to report the same, with their Opinions therein, to the House.

Call of the House.

According to former Order, the House was this Day called over.

Resolved, That the Names of the Defaulters be called over on this Day Sevennight; and that all such as shall fail then to appear, whose Excuse shall not be allowed, shall pay Twenty Pounds Fine, to be forthwith estreated in the Exchequer, in the Default of Payment.

Resolved, That all such Members as shall depart the Service of the House by the Space of Three Days, without Leave of the House, and their Order, shall pay the Fine of Ten Pound.

Committees.

Resolved, &c. That all Committees be adjourned till To-morrow, Two of the Clock in the Afternoon.

And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Eight of the Clock.